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The Lydian Octet

Presented by Brandeis University at Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University, Waltham MA

Mar 31 2019
The Lydian Octet

Lydian String Quartet players past and present perform Mendelssohn’s String Octet to benefit the Mary Ruth Ray Fund.

Described by music critic Conrad Wilson as “one of the miracles of nineteenth-century music,” Mendelssohn's beloved masterpiece String Octet reunites current Lydian String Quartet members Andrea Segar, Judith Eissenberg, Mark Berger and Joshua Gordon, as well as past members Wilma Smith, Daniel Stepner and Rhonda Rider, plus special guest violist Gillian Ansell of New Zealand.

PLUS! A Bach fugue arranged for nine violas by Mark Berger, featuring special guests including Yoni Avi Battat '13,

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ADMISSION INFO

Students | $5
Seniors and Brandeis Community | $15
General Public | $20

All proceeds will benefit the Mary Ruth Ray Scholarship Fund, in memory of the beloved Brandeis faculty member and founding violist of the quartet.

Contact: 781-736-3400

Email: slosberg@brandeis.edu

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Slosberg Music Center at Brandeis University

415 South Street, Waltham, MA 02453

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